COVID-19 Commute Times Could Double If Bay Area Ditches Public Transit For CarsAs cities reopen, drivers may be dealing with COVID-19 pandemic-sized commute times if too many people ditch public transit and drive their cars instead, according to a study. In San Francisco, they could more than double.
As Ridership Plummets, SMART Slashes Weekday Schedule; No Weekend TrainsThe Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit District is reducing service as ridership declines during the novel coronavirus health emergency.
AC Transit To Consider Bus-Only Lane On Bay Bridge After Unanimous VoteWith a unanimous vote Wednesday night, the AC Transit board decided to consider the idea once again to have a lane just for buses in both directions of the Bay Bridge.
New Head of Water Emergency Transportation Authority Plans Ferry ExpansionA new director has been appointed to oversee the agency that operates the Bay Area’s ferry system and he has an ambitious vision to restore the ferries to their former glory.
Driver Killed After Leaving Vehicle Following Crash On Rainy I-580 In OaklandA driver who left his vehicle after an early Wednesday morning crash on Interstate Highway 580 was fatally struck by another vehicle, shutting down lanes and creating a massive backup, authorities said.
Caltrain Strikes, Kills Person On Tracks Near Sunnyvale StationA person on the tracks was fatally struck early Monday by a Caltrain express train just north of the Sunnyvale Station, triggering system-wide delays, transit officials said.
BART Service Restored After Debris Fire In Transbay TubeA debris fire in the Transbay Tube caused BART to single track trains between San Francisco and the East Bay, causing major delays during peak commute time, BART officials said Tuesday.
Drunk Driver Triggers Horrific Wrong-Way Highway 101 Crash; Chicago-Area Tourists Among DeadFour people were killed in a wrong-way collision involving a taxi on northbound Highway 101 early Thursday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.
VIDEO: Vintage Car Burst Into Flames On Bay BridgeA vintage Lincoln Continental bust into flames on the San Francisco approach of the upper deck of the Bay Bridge Monday, blocking lanes and slowing traffic into the city, authorities said.
BART Service Between North Berkeley And Richmond Restored After Fire On TracksA fire on the BART tracks in El Cerrito halted service on the Richmond line in the East Bay Thursday night for about an hour, according to BART officials.
Rain Slicked Roadways Leads To Challenging Morning Commute A cold weather front rolled into the Bay Area early Monday, bringing with it intermittent showers that lead to a slow and challenging morning commute.
Injury Crash Shuts Down Westbound Lanes At MacArthur MazeAn overturned crash with injuries on westbound Interstate Highway 580 near the busy MacArthur Maze Wednesday brought the morning commute to a near halt heading into San Francisco, authorities said.
Bay Area Commuters Spending 100+ Hours A Year In Traffic, Study FindsA new study finds the region is again among the worst in the nation, with drivers spending the equivalent of more than four days a year in traffic.
Lake Merritt Station Reopens After Person Struck By BART TrainA person struck by a train at BART's Lake Merritt station in Oakland Wednesday evening closed the station for over an hour and caused major delays, BART officials said.
Gaping Pothole Shuts Down 3 Southbound Lanes On Highway 880 In OaklandA pothole measuring 4-feet-by-3-feet has forced the shut down of three lanes on the busy I-880 in Oakland less than an hour before the evening rush hour.